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Javier Rivas Ruiz


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Dr Javier Rivas joined the department in 2013 as Senior Lecturer after working for five years as a Lecturer at the University of Leicester.

Dr Rivas received a PhD and MSc in Economics from the European University Institute (Italy). He also holds a PGC in Higher Education by the University of Leicester, a BSc in Economics by the University of Alicante (Spain) and a BSc in Mathematics by the UNED (Spanish Open University, Spain).

Dr Rivas conducts his research in the area of Game Theory and he has published several articles in top leading journals such as Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Mathematical Economics and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

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Game Theory, Public Economics, Evolutionary Game Theory, Political Economy

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Research Output 2009 2018

Our experiment into how voters think shows that they go with their guts

Rivas, J. 18 Jan 2018 The Conversation

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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Cash incentives and unhealthy food consumption

Flores, M. & Rivas, J. Jan 2017 In : Bulletin of Economic Research. 69, 1, p. 42-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Common value elections with private information and informative priors: theory and experiments

Rivas, J. & Mengel, F. Jul 2017 In : Games and Economic Behavior. 104, p. 190-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Deliberation, leadership and information aggregation

Rivas, J. & Rodriguez-Alvarez, C. Jul 2017 In : The Manchester School. 85, 4, p. 395-429

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


International Climate Change Agreements and Linkages with Trade Policies

Al Khourdajie, A. Aug 2017 149 p.

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